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I live in Florida.

And? It was a hypothetical situation.
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Over rated storm is over rated

You obviously have no idea what a hurricane is like...
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Its Category 1, People need to calm down. Stop acting like its Hurricane Andrew(Cat 5 from back in the day) This is like overreaction to a 4.0 Earthquake.

Cat one does not make it any less dangerous....

Its not as powerful as a Cat 4/5 but it can cause massive damage and loss of life nonetheless...

NEW JERSEY

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all that person is missing is some fish and he/she will have a back yard aquarium biggrin.gif sucks though tbh though surprising on how the glass is holding so much water back redface.gif
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QUALITY weatherstripping on that door BTW.
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Over rated storm is over rated

you think its over rated? come stand in middle of street and get hit by a flying wood then tell me if its over rated..
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I live in MD, less than 10 miles outside of DC. I agree that storms can be blown out of proportion, but it has been constantly raining, and we are having very strong gusts of wind. In my neighborhood (and pretty much all others), the power lines are above ground and surrounded by trees. I am amazed that I still have power to be honest. Thankfully, my home does not have a basement, so I do not need to worry about that flooding.

In other news, whenever I see "Sandy" I immediately think of Sandy Bridge. Then I saw that pic posted in this thread of the sand on the bridge....lol.
   
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The NE is not used to or prepared for storms like these.
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QUALITY weatherstripping on that door BTW.

QFT

And seriously guys, I'm in central New Hampshire and while it's still picking up, there are already tens of thousands of people without power and plenty of trees down. My friend's neighbors lost both their cars under one. Not to mention the impact this is going to have on coastal areas like NYC - go find some traffic webcams and see for yourself. No, the winds may not be the strongest, but the sheer size of the system PLUS the two fronts its colliding with and the full moon are going to wreak massive havoc in terms of water damage from rainfall and storm surge. It's getting pretty gusty in my area, though at 300 feet above sea level and on a local hill I think I'll be fine. The coastal areas that are only 10 feet or so, they'll have fun. And as of 3pm in New Hampshire it was technically illegal to be on the roads unless you had some storm-related emergency job, like National Guard or EMS or power.
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Cyclone Yasi would like a word with Hurricane Sandy....



What it looked like when it hit Australia on the east coast....




What it looks like imposed on America just for size reference....


190mph+ winds it railed everything in it's path
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I'm right outside Philly. Delaware County. Internet is slowed here, usually 4-6 MB down (real world not speedtest) getting 400kb now.

Also, no power fluctuations. Hopefully it stays like this.
 
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post #50 of 80
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QUALITY weatherstripping on that door BTW.

That, haha.

Storm isn't over rated IMO, better safe than sorry.

Edit: Woo, post 400, shoutout to JoshD tongue.gif
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